BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s 950,000 sf campus-style corporate office is designed around an ethos of sustainability. sustainability. By building “green,” they created a quality work environment for almost 4,000 employees, emphasizing the important link between public health, well-being and our natural environment. With careful management and integration of stormwater, an appealing water element is featured through three major garden spaces and a central courtyard.

spaces include a natural forest and pond, a great lawn and an employee-managed organic vegetable garden. Strategically located at the campus entrance, the living garden exemplifies the company’s commitment to living well and community involvement. Proceeds from the sale of produce support a local food bank.

Awards

  • LEED Gold Certified

  • American Society of Landscape Architects - Tennessee Chapter, Honor Award, 2012

LocationChattanooga, Tennessee
Year Completed2014
Size950,000 sf
Design TeamSteve Sanchez
CollaboratorsHKS, Duda | Paine